Douchebag of the Day

BP America’s vice president of Gulf of Mexico exploration, David Rainey (November 19, 2009):

Drill baby drill!



Nobody I trust more to be protective of the environment than BP. BP is my Corporate Community Comrade.

What in the name of John Galt is wrong with this country? An industrial mishap, a an accident there and people are talking about more regulation for offshore drilling and investigations of another upstanding energy company for giving bonuses to government employees. These companies are getting punished enough by the loss of production and having to pay for cleanup and dead employees.

BTW, the “drill baby drill” phrase comes from a Wasilla sex game. “You be the oilpatch roughneck and I’ll be the untapped pool of sweet crude. That’s right. Drill baby drill!”

@Jesuswalksinidaho: I’ve always wondered how crude could be, at the same time, sweet. Now I know. Thank you.

TJ/ Blame Jr – Insane Clown Posse gets the Beavis and Butt-head treatment from Jimandthem:

Seriously — this is some funny shit.

@Pedonator: The phrase “grease me up” will have a new meaning for me from today onward … thanks to JesusWalks …

@JNOV: OFSM, I had only heard the band’s name before, I had no idea how lame they were. That was hilarious. Fucking magnets, how do they work, it’s a fucking miracle. And scientists! You really don’t want me to go there.

@JNOV: Where do I get my Juggaloo membership card and t-shirt? Damn that is some insane shit. Fucking rainbows!

@PedonatorUSA: A pelican tried to steal my cellphone!

@JNOV: Fuckin’ rainbows . . .

Here’s something spiritual for when Jesus is your homeboy: “Ridin’ with my top down listenin’ to my Jesus muzik”

Watch for the extension cord.

@JNOV: ICP usta be hard, like the Slipknot of rap, so I’m thinkin’ what is this shit? Fuckin’ Linkin Park looks like dog fighting gangstas compared to these guys, and they were just on Nightline for being a threat to society because of the Jugaloos.

@redmanlaw: Okay — I’m still acting out the ICP dude running away from the Pelican at Frisco Bay (2:40ish). Jr wishes I’d stop. I’ll check out your link as soon as I get tired, fall over and injure myself or whatever.

@JNOV: And I’m expecting calls!

@redmanlaw: Um, somewhere around 2:37 the dude was showing me…WTF? Is that a Virgin Mary Bruise on his arm, or just a blurry tattooed crucifix?

@redmanlaw: That’s actually pretty good. Beats the hell outta Stryper.

@JNOV: I texted that pelican — and it fuckin’ answered me! Fuckin’ miracle!

@JNOV: Fuckin’ magnets, how do they work?

Son of RML was groovin’ on this one yesterday.

@PedonatorUSA: Ya. That be a Jesus tat. I grew up in the 80s, so I really, really loved hip hop and rap until people started shooting and shit.

@PedonatorUSA: You are killing me! That scene with the pregnant woman was kind of ick.

@JNOV: I thought “Insane Clown Posse” was code for Westboro.

@nojo: +1

And fucking magnets? How do they work? But I don’t wanna talk to no scientist. You’re telling me lies. I’m getting pissed!

Um, but I like my cell phone, fucking pets, and the electronics that put this shitty back beat on loop, and the video shit that’s projecting this POS video over the UTubez…

@JNOV: This is what that video reminded me of.

Not that LP is a terrible band. They put on a great show in Albuquerque summer before last.

@JNOV: Yeah, I’ve heard of women giving birth in bathtubs and shit, but fuckin’ in the cold lonely vacuum of outer space? That is a fuckin’ miracle!

Fuckin’ internet
How does it work?
Lotsa geeky elves
Diggin’ inta da dirt

Da miracle dirt
Where tha intertubes run
Pushin’ bytes around
Ta bring you y’ur porn

My current AIM status: “The ocean’s blue, but water in a cup’s clear.”
Pure motherfuckin’ magic

@redmanlaw: I actually still have Hybrid Theory on my iPod. Don’t ask me why, but I can’t bring myself to take it off.

Edit: Oh and I still remember a good 90% of the lyrics even though I haven’t listened to the songs in years.

Fuckin reindeer, how do they fly?
Pullin’ all them toys
and that fat fuckin’ guy.

@JNOVjr: It’s very good pop music. Guy has a Jewfro. Better shit than most out there.

@JNOVjr: For the first time in my life, I now want to buy a product that continuously circulates fragrance nasty chemicals throughout my whole room.

It’s just there in the air.

Excellent. It’s all around me and I don’t even know it.

@redmanlaw: Fuck those fuckin reindeer and the fat guy they rode in on. Just gimme the toys.

@PedonatorUSA: I think ICP has done a better job of selling me on religion than anyone I’ve ever spoken to.

Herp, keep forgetting half of my posts

@redmanlaw: That very well may be true, but I still feel guilty for knowing their songs, lol.

@redmanlaw: Also: why I don’t have a convertible. My Jesus muzik is unstoppable.

@JNOVjr: OK, but have they sold you any plug-in air-fresheners lately?

@PedonatorUSA: Almost. Sadly, such miraculous inventions cost money and I, being unemployed, have none.

@JNOVjr: Freshiness is next to godliness. Even if you have to skip a meal, don’t forgo your pious tithe to SC Johnson: A Family Company.

@PedonatorUSA: My dad loves those classified ads for cars that say “lowrider potential.”

Jeziz don’t wanna hear ’bout no gold or weed.

@JNOVjr: But you might soon! And you’re going to college in the fall, you you get a bit of a pass.

I’m trying to come up with some ICP Miracles, but this is the best I can do at 2:45 AM

Clap on,
the light!

Clap off,
the night!

My shit,
it turns

Round the bowl
It burns

When I pee
Poop’s gone

Where’d it go?

I keep trying to work antibiotics, toilet paper and sewage treatment plants into it, but I’ve got nothing.

@JNOV: The second time I went to college (which itself was split into parts A and B and at one point involved a girl you’ve seen on TV) I took my drums, a duffle bag of clothes and a laundry basket with some books. Now I got this fucking house where the garage alone would be intimidating to move.

Still got a set of drums (a rich kid’s cast off that set Mrs RML back $90 at her friend’s yard sale). The only thing that kept me from playing tonight after the gym was that it was a little too late, but we have a cold snowy/rainy weekend coming up. Instead, I played a Sonic Youth song on guitar I’m learning now in the open tuning I have it in (“Sacred Trickster”) and something that will eventually evolve into Brand New Cadillac by the Clash.

Acoustic version of “Sacred Trickster” that shows how it’s put together.

In other news, are there any anime fans in the house? I’ve been fiddling with our Netflix queue in preparation for introducing my mother to the industry. The current lineup:

1. Uzumaki (The live-action adaptation of Junji Ito’s horror epic, which also happens to be my favorite manga. I’ve been meaning to watch this for years.)
2. Blood: The Last Vampire (Again, the live adaptation. I figure Mom might not be interested in seeing the original (another favorite of mine), so this is more for me than anyone else.)
3. Metropolis (The anime adaptation of Fritz Lang’s silent film)
4. Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke
5. Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away
6. Serei no Moribito Vol. 1
7. Mushi-shi Vol. 1 (Read a good deal of the manga, but I haven’t seen the anime. I’m personally excited for this one.)
8. Steamboy (Never seen it, but I’ve heard good things about it.)
9. Appleseed (Same as my comment for Steamboy.)

I’m kind of having trouble coming up with shows and movies she might be interested in. It’s like going clothes shopping for a nudist or something. Can anyone help me out here? No? Okay ;_;

Edit: Changed the links so now most of them play trailers. If you’ve never heard of any of these titles, I suggest checking them out. Oh also on our “saved” list: Evangelion 1.11 (English trailer here) and Evangelion 2.0.

(Nojo note: Look who tripped the umpteen-link wire!)

I think I saw the Metropolis animae and I thought it sucked. Go with the 1926, ese.

Steamboy – gotta see it. Came at the peak of steampunk.

In terms to what to show mom, (ahem), how about “The Cat Returns”? That is an awesome movie. Mrs RML loves it. “Spitited Away” is an OK choice, but we found that she also loved “Howl’s Moving Castle.”

JNOV might like the OG Ghost inna Shell, as well as Akira (after about two 16 oz. beers).

@redmanlaw: I liked Howl’s, but not nearly as much as I did Mononoke. I thought Spirited Away might be a little more up her alley, though, since it’s kind of like a Japanese adaptation of Alice in Wonderland. I was thinking about Akira, too, but I was thinking the, uh…gory bits might turn her off, lol. Ghost in the Shell was also in my thoughts, but it’s kinda complicated and I don’t want to bother renting a movie that I’ve already seen and that I think she’ll zone out on (like she does when I start sentences with “So I’ve been watching this new show…”).

Fun fact: I was actually about to start watching GITS:SAC on Netflix’s streaming dooley since I haven’t seen it all the way through. More fun facts: when I first started getting into anime, I asked one of Mom’s brothers to refer some titles to me and he let me watch his copies of Princess Mononoke, Akira, Ghost in the Shell and Blood: The Last Vampire, among other shows and movies.

More AMV fun: (I was actually at Otakon when this one was presented as an entry to the AMV contest. Good times.)

I’m a Gainax fanboy. Could you tell?

@JNOVjr: I told son of RML that I’d give him five bucks if he could explain Akira to me. I saw it . . . let’s see . . . on a screen (in 16 mm?) a long time ago (before it was animae was called “Japanamation” and we hid from pterodactyls on the way in to the theater).

“Ghost in the Shell” is seminal. Go for it. Double feature with Fritz Lang.

@JNOVjr: Sorry, bro, but I’m all into watching music vids at the moment. Check out this gringo dude making like the solar wind about 2 mins in.

@redmanlaw: Oh man, you saw it in theaters? I would kill to have had that experience. I was just thinking about what it must’ve been like to have been at Daicon IV and seen the first screening of that Twilight video I linked to, lol. More regrets related to big screens: that I wasn’t able to see either of the existing Rebuild of Evangelion movies in theaters. You Are (Not) Alone played in a total of 77 theaters in North America, 60 of which were in fucking Canada >:(

@redmanlaw: First thing I thought of during that solo was Tom Morello. Don’t ask me why.

@JNOVjr: Every time I go hunting, I think “rally round the family/with a pocket full of shells.”

@redmanlaw: Suddenly, hunting just got a lot more awesome.

Speaking of, were you guys aware of this?

@JNOVjr: OK, that shit was crazy. The bunny girl thing . . . the hell?

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